DIA April 15 meeting on variable data to go live online

The Digital Imaging Association’s (DIA’s) next meeting exploring the Creative Use of Variable Data to Expand Your Printing Business, will be in the form of an online webinar and will take place Wednesday, April 15 from 12:30 pm to 2 pm Eastern Standard Time. Many marketing solutions today mistakenly focus solely on fulfilling the digital … Read more →

Mimaki adds ColorPainter Series of wide-format printers to its repertoire

Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced that the OKI ColorPainter Series of printers has now been integrated into the OEM’s product lines. This follows the January, 2020 announcement from Mimaki Engineering (Japan) that concluded an exclusive international sales agreement for the distribution of OKI Data’s ColorPainter … Read more →

Canon launches varioPRINT iX-Series Sheetfed Press

Canon U.S.A. (Melville, New York) has announced the launch of its varioPRINT iX-Series. Built on the success of the varioPRINT i-Series platform introduced in 2015, this advanced sheetfed inkjet press utilizes iQuariusiX technologies that combine the image quality of offset with the productivity and cost efficiency of production inkjet, to support customers with production volumes … Read more →

SwissQprint adds orange and varnish applications

SwissQprint (Kriessern, Switzerland) has released two new options to broaden the already wide range of applications for its large-format printers. They include orange to expand the colour gamut, and varnish for the Karibu roll-to-roll printer. Like all other swissQprint colour channels, the orange and varnish channels can be retrofitted or re-equipped on existing LED printers … Read more →

Taylor to head SOMA’s sales efforts in Canada and the U.S.

SOMA (Lanskroun, Czech Republic), a leading manufacturer of flexographic printing presses, slitters/rewinders and laminators, has strengthened its presence in the North American market by appointing Garrett Taylor as its Canada and U.S. Sales Director. The addition, together with the recent establishment of SOMA USA, is an important part of SOMA’s long-term strategic plan to build … Read more →

Xplor International reschedules its Xplor2020 Conference

Xplor International (Lutz, Florida), a leading worldwide electronic document systems association, has announced the rescheduling of its annual conference, Xplor2020, to September 17-19, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The two-and-a-half day event event, known as The Customer Communications Conference, will bring together end-users, analysts, consultants, industry experts and vendors … Read more →

SGIA, NAPCO, PIA and their affiliates partner to launch dedicated COVID-19 Resource Channel

The SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association), NAPCO Media and the Printing Industries of America (PIA) and their affiliates have joined forces to launch a helpful and comprehensive resource channel dedicated to providing the printing and graphic communications industry with up-to-the-minute news and resources on COVID-19, and how to navigate the latest information about the pandemic. … Read more →

2020 InterTech Technology Awards now accepting entries to July 31

Printing Industries of America (PIA – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is seeking innovative print and graphic communications technologies to compete in its 2020 InterTech Technology Awards. The annual competition hosted by PIA honours groundbreaking technologies “set to alter the way companies provide services and produce jobs.” Manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and software are encouraged to enter … Read more →

FM Future to launch FuturePrint Virtual Summit June 2 – 4

In response to the current worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic, event organizer FM Future has announced that the first FuturePrint Virtual Summit will take place online from Tuesday, June 2 to Thursday, June 4, 2020. Free for all attendees and participants, the objective of the summit is to provide an online platform to connect the international printing … Read more →

Mimaki expands 3D printer line with large-scale 3DGD-1800

Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has released the Mimaki 3DGD-1800 Large-Scale 3D printer for creating dimensional displays for a variety of applications. It joins the OEM’s 3DUJ-553 full-colour and 3DFF-222 tabletop models “for a full range of 3D print technologies available from Mimaki USA.” Featuring Gel Dispensing … Read more →